Southern Sudan

AKOBO, Sudan - International officials once visited this straw-hut town to examine skeletal children and make plans to combat a brewing famine.

JUBA, Sudan - The president of Southern Sudan on Friday warned cheering crowds of a return to violence "on a massive scale" if the region's independence referendum - now 100 days away - is not held on time.

CAIRO - Sudan's ruling party on Tuesday laid down a series of conditions for holding a crucial referendum on southern secession, including demarcating the borders and redeploying southern forces, that could further inflame tensions in the divided country.

JUBA, Sudan - The government of Southern Sudan is opening cease-fire talks with a commander who launched a revolt against the government following April elections.
Older News
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Copyright© 2010 The Gaea Times